There is a growing tread of companies adopting the microservices architecture to solve their scaling needs. I have worked with SOA or microservices for many years and here are some of my thoughts about advantages and disadvantages of such a system.
A significant part of a developer’s work is to read code written by others (or even code written by yourself whose memories have somewhat faded). Reading code is a skill and there are techniques using which you can improve your ability to read and understand code faster.
As a business owner, it is often hard to justify the investment of time and money into a new software. Here are a set of criteria which any software must meet in order to be adopted and be useful to their customers.
Recently one of the developers who used to work at 8Rays asked me for some advice about his career plan. We had several email exchanges and I ended up giving him lots of advice. May be some of them are generic enough to be useful to a wider audience. So, here it is.
A brief look at how we run projects at 8Rays Tech.